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Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 03:29 PM PST

Rep. John Lewis: Trump is an 'Insult' to Civil Rights Event

Rep. John Lewis: Trump is an 'Insult' to Civil Rights Event

U.S. Rep John Lewis announced Thursday that won't speak at the opening of Mississippi civil rights and history museums, saying it's an "insult" that President Donald Trump will attend. The long-planned Saturday...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 01:23 PM PST

Bernie Sanders: Trump Should 'Think About Resigning'

Bernie Sanders: Trump Should 'Think About Resigning'

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont says he hopes President Donald Trump considers resigning following Sen. Al Franken's resignation announcement amid multiple sexual misconduct allegations. Once a rising star...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 12:53 PM PST

Why it Matters: The US Pivot on Jerusalem

Why it Matters: The US Pivot on Jerusalem

Breaking with decades of U.S. policy, President Donald Trump on Wednesday recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a declaration that set off a wave of clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces and...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 02:22 PM PST

Palestinians Protest While Netanyahu Hails Trump

Palestinians Protest While Netanyahu Hails Trump

Reacting to President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Palestinians are protesting in cities across the West Bank and Gaza Strip while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 02:33 PM PST

Clash in West Bank Follow US Decision on Israel’s capital

Clash in West Bank Follow US Decision on Israel’s capital

Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops in the wake of President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 11:01 AM PST

These Are the 5 Bills Now Key to the Future of 'Dreamers'

These Are the 5 Bills Now Key to the Future of 'Dreamers'

President Donald Trump gave Congress six months to come up with a permanent solution for the immigration program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, when he announced in September that he was ending...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 10:49 AM PST

Poor Health, High Expectations for Medicaid, Analysis Finds

Poor Health, High Expectations for Medicaid, Analysis Finds

People on Medicaid are more prone to smoke, struggle with depression and obesity, or rate their own health as fair or poor. But that's not the whole story. A new study suggests that low-income Medicaid...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 10:52 AM PST

Years After Lehman, Final Rules Set on Strengthening Banks

Years After Lehman, Final Rules Set on Strengthening Banks

A global forum of banking regulators has finished its years-long work on rules that aim to keep weak banks from needing taxpayer bailouts and setting off financial crises like the one that led to the Great...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 10:01 AM PST

Al Franken Announces Resignation From Senate

Al Franken Announces Resignation From Senate

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., says he is resigning from the Senate amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 01:54 PM PST

Kim Davis Turned Him Away; Now He's Running to Unseat Her

Kim Davis Turned Him Away; Now He's Running to Unseat Her

The gay man who was twice refused marriage license from a Kentucky county clerk, Kim Davis, is seeking office for the county clerk seat she holds in Rowan County, NBC News reported. David Ermold, an assistant...

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